Our services

Our goal is to help you improve your business results—and the lives of the employees who drive those results.

Open-Book Management Implementation

Transform your company by getting every employee engaged in making money.

Customer Interviews

Learn more about your marketplace. Boost your repeat and referral business. We’ll make the calls for you or show you how to get your employees involved.

Business Literacy Training

Teach employees your company’s key financial numbers through this customized, non-classroom method.

Specialized Services

Gainsharing plan design. Core-customer analysis. Annual and quarterly strategic planning support. Business valuation and equity incentive plan support.

OPEN-BOOK MANAGEMENT WORKS

Open-Book Management is a way of running a company that helps everyone think and act like businesspeople. Like owners.

People + Profitability: The World’s Shortest Guide to Better Performance and More Engaged Employees

The Three Key Elements of Open-Book Management

A Brief History of a Business Movement

Client Success Stories

who we are

Our Approach

Our Approach

We offer rigorous, time-tested methodologies. We keep your costs low, and we offer a no-nonsense guarantee of client satisfaction.

Our Team

Our Team

Head coach Bill Fotsch is a graduate engineer and Harvard MBA who has helped hundreds of companies achieve great results through an engaged workforce.

“Companies that practice open-book management
have captured some sort of lightning in a bottle.”

-Training magazine

Recent Articles

  • Are you facing the prospect of selling your company, possibly one you founded? If you are a baby boomer and own a business, the answer is almost certainly yes, even if you don’t yet think so. But you want to be extra careful in......

  • The annual NCAA college basketball tournament, known as March Madness, came to a stunning close last night, with Villanova winning. Congrats to Villanova—but it was another Catholic university that really caught our attention. Source: Forbes | Engagement Leads To Success? Maybe That’s Exactly Backward...

  • We know an entrepreneur who was considering opening his books to his company’s employees. Before he did, he wanted to see how much they knew about the business. So he told them his revenues were about $10 million and asked how much profit they......

OBM at Anthony Wilder Design/Build

Anthony Wilder Design/Build, an award-winning home-remodeling company, uses open-book management to increase teamwork, company spirit, and profitability.

Leadership Styles: Turning Employees Into Owners

A few years ago, the owners of a Maryland architectural firm opened up their books for all employees to see. Now, the founders are demonstrating effective leadership and getting employees involved. They’re turning everyone into owners.

WHAT OUR Happy Clients SAY